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, pretty exciting. >> here in the city and oakland too. the as beat the rangers last night. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington at the oakland coliseum where the as got some work to do, could even be better if they could win the next two games. >> reporter: if they win the next two games they could win the division something that people never saw coming at the beginning of the season, the as always seen as the underdog but they are on a winning streak and the excitement is not over for fans. there is a game tonight at 7:00 against the rangers but it was a big game last night when they beat the rangers 4-3 that clinched that spot in the play- offs. here is the 9th inning strikeout that sealed the deal. >> he got him! he struck him out! [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: this was the as' fourth straight win and six of seven. more than 21,000 fans packed the stands last night to see the six-year dry spell end finally. in the clubhouse corks were flying and champagne flowing. >> whoo! >> reporter: looks like fun, doesn't it? and this is a big deal because nobody expected this from the as especi
upon both sides of the bay. >> the as beat the rangers. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is at the coliseum in oakland right now where the as are still looking to win their division. elissa, pretty exciting. >> reporter: it is exciting and hopefully they didn't celebrate with too much champagne last night because they have another game today against the rangers if they want to win their division but the as have clinched a spot in the play- offs for the first time in six years, a big win over the texas rangers last night. the score was 4-3 and if you missed that strikeout in the 9th inning, here it is. >> he struck him out! and the oakland athletics -- >> reporter: this was the as fourth straight win in six of seven. more than 2 1,000 fans saw the six-year dry spell finally end. this is really a story about the underdogs coming up ahead. in the clubhouse, corks were flying, champagne flowing. this is a big deal because nobody expected it this year. the team is young. there are 15 rookies on the roster. and many of them actually played key roles in last night's win like pit
. they beat the rangers at the coliseum three to one in front of 30,000 fans. there was one run allowed over six innings. they've tied the rangers for first place in the west. this is the 162nd game of the season. al began just after 12 said that. >> this was not supposed to happen this is like cinderella crashing the ball. it's an unbelievable story in baseball right now. most experts pick the coast oakland a's to lose a hundred games and now they're on the process of winning the american league west. they're already in the playoffs and that's great news. if they win today they are the champs of their division and will have one of the best records in all of baseball. probably the most improbable story and all of baseball. they have one of the smallest pay rolls and they were 13 games behind the texas rangers on june 30th before they made this unbelievable round. they won five in a row. it did make it 60 their division champs. they will not have to go to the crazy wild card playoff scenario. they can sit at home and wait to figure out who they are going to play. to put in perspective, their
. the people that he touched. >> chavez in the town of keen served as the 'm dod.. could they tie the rangers r the division lead??? the anr is next 1993. >> 30,000 plus, i'm dennis o'donnell, could they do it again? could they tie the rangers for the division lead? the answer is next. what was grandma's cold remedy? hi, primo! asopao! right, asopao! there you go cuz, so you can sweat it out! oh, and music... ( all ) music? ... heals the soul. the power to share unites us. verizon brings your entire family the savings of the share everything plan. unlimited talk. unlimited text. and data you can share with up to 10 devices, all in one plan. get the 4glte droid razr by motorola for $99.99. verizon. ♪ [ male announcer ] the first look...is only the beginning. ♪ ♪ introducing a stunning work of technology. ♪ introducing the entirely new lexus es. and the first ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. a's had a chance to tie the rangers for first place in e >>> well, they clinched a wild card spot last night. tonight the a's had a chance to tie the rangers for first place in th
's hosting the rangers at the coliseum tonight >>> warm out there interesting thing is they are practicing for the america's cup and things are going to be different by the time the races take place. winds, choppy seas. bay now calm as we look to the east from south beach this morning. let's take a couple more looks just so beautiful, santa cruz already folks in the water there, temperature was 100 yesterday in santa cruz. yesterday for about a handful of bay area cities, the warmest day this year. the rest of us back on june 16th. today is going to be close. live doppler 7 hd, if you like the cool weather, you would like to see clouds on this, but it is not happening. there's no radar returns. here are the clouds, well off the coast, they will come back tomorrow, when the cooling trend will begin. heatwaves tend to come in three-day spurts this is the third day. if you don't like the hot weather, don't look at this graphic n is showing you how much warmer it is now compared to 24 hours ago. pretty darn hot then. temperatures 77 in san rafael, 72 half moon bay, 79 mountain view everybody e
the ar two cise ships i turday. >> couple thousand more why not. >> don't forget a's hosting the rangers at the coliseum tonight >>> warm out there interesting thing is they are practicing for the america's cup and things are going to be different by the time the races take place. winds, choppy seas. bay now calm as we look to the east from south beach this morning. let's take a couple more looks just so beautiful, santa cruz already folks in the water there, temperature was 100 yesterday in santa cruz. yesterday for about a handful of bay area cities, the warmest day this year. the rest of us back on june 16th. today is going to be close. live doppler 7 hd, if you like the cool weather, you would like to see clouds on this, but it is not happening. there's no radar returns. here are the clouds, well off the coast, they will come back tomorrow, when the cooling trend will begin. heatwaves tend to come in three-day spurts this is the third day. if you don't like the hot weather, don't look at this graphic n is showing you how much warmer it is now compared to 24 hours ago. pretty darn hot
because the tech as rangers -- texas rangers is leading 5-1 in the fourth inning. they score 6 runs on 4 hits, 2 walks on a costly texas rangers error. rookie fly ball on center field. josh hamilton simply drops it. that simply ended the inning. go ahead and insurance run scores. five relievers come shut down the relievers. relievers gets the final out. cocoa crisp gets the final out. that is their sixth straight win, to win the division, the 15th west division title for the oakland a's. >> from day one, it's installed in us. they never give up, try to come back. when you get down after a big inning like that, in a situation like this, there's no time to hang your head. guys came out. we got in the dugout and we're ready to go. >> in a position to having to fight for our careers and having to fight for our livelihood. to stay up here and put a bunch of guys in the clubhouse, that's the survivor mentality, played ever in a game. that's what we do every single game. >> why am emotional in a baseball game. >> the effort that went into this at every level is so -- >> wow. and in fact, luke t
's forecast in 90 seconds. but first ktvu's matt keller join us live from ellam rock park where park rangers are taking extra precautions tonight, mark. >> reporter: these signs behind me will be out again tomorrow telling the public that alum rock park is closed due to extreme fire danger. near triple digit temperatures could not stop francis tuddle for practicing for his high school team. but the sign near alum rock park did. >> reporter: now where where are you going to run? >> another loop, something extra. >> reporter: we salk hikers, cyclists and drivers turn around forcing plans to be changed. >> maybe take a walk later on just down the street after it cools down a little bit. >> reporter: rangers closed the park today because of the high fire danger. when temperatures hit 99 degrees they decided closing it tomorrow would be a good idea as well. >> there is fuel down here, if you add hot temperatures and if the wind can i bees up who knows what could happen. >> reporter: firefighters say some of the bay area's most devastating fires happened in october. and the people living in and ab
. stone is live. >> so far, they are down 1-nothing to the texas rangers. they have a packed house. the fans have been out here for much of the day. i have been speaking with the fans all afternoon. >> we're not looking for the wild card we are looking for the division! >> the west! >> honestly did you foresee this going into the season? >> have been snow. heavens-- no. >> i wrote an e-mail and i was did not think that there were going to catch the texas rangers. >> you are on the record. >> you are on the record some time ago talking about world series. >> i've been on that record for quite a few years. all providing that this is quite a feel good story. and they have lost 100 games. >> what is that about? remarks in? somebody is going to be toasted during this came in. >> and this guy is stopping. >> this is going down all faye philip we are doing this, taking the divisions. family were still wearing this giants cap. >> if we are still cheering? also for the east bay. east bay, the west bay. that is 14 going from nothing, to something. >> you heard it going from nothing, to somet
rangers again in a game drawing thousands of people to the oakland colosseum. why it could mean a big celebration for the team and the fans. good afternoon. i'm tori'm campbell. the entire regular season comes down to the final game for the oakland a's. right now they are tied for the texas rangers for the lead in the american league west and happening now ktvu channel 2 reporter alex savage is live at the colosseum where the two teams face off for a win or take all game and the crowds must be so excited alex? >> reporter: they certainly are. the colosseum will be a loud place. half hour until the first pitch and this game as you can see over here on the ticket kiosk it is officially sold out. there's a playoff-like atmosphere out here as the a's take on the texas rangers with a division title on the line. >> [applause] >> fired up a's fans filed into the colosseum this morning, confident in their teams chances today. >> we aren't worried. >> we're going to win. we are going all the way. >> on the field the a's players are staying loose knowing they can cap off an improbable season en
of the regular season. >> ball game. western division. the oakland a's have shocked the rangers and the baseball world. >> you heard it. the a's are now the american league western division champs. six months ago, baseball experts had just written them off. but the a's fooled them all. securing the title after a sweep of the texas rangers. up next, the detroit tigers. we turn to jean elle. boy, what a game. >> jessica, this is exactly what a's fans have been dreaming about. a swing at the playoffs and, dare i say, the world series? fans tonight say they are ready for an exciting ride. >> i can't believe it. mom, they said we couldn't do it, we did it. >> the a's beat the rangers at a sold-out coliseum securing the top spot in the mesh league west heading into the playoffs. >> the oakland a's have shocked the rangers and the baseball world. >> this is better than '89. i was there in '89. this is way louder. this is something that came from nowhere to overcome. and it was awesome. it was just awesome. >> fans say going from 13 games back to the top of the heap feels like magic. life-long fan rudy
-one = final score. the share of the division with the texas rangers. and this is coming tonight with the here are some of the highlights. this was the winning play. just amazing. jackie, this could be a real! we could be looking at the a l west? >> yes. probably the most improbable story in baseball this year the oakland a's. 93/68 tied with the texas rangers. there were 13 games behind the texas rangers and the of the word bacthey have come back-this is the last game of the season and they are in the dead heat. the winner of this game will be the american league champion it will get a little bit of time off. and it all comes down to this. who would have thought this? at the beginning of the season, oakland athletics were a long shot. they didn't improbable comeback but as you mentioned, 30,000 fans and probably the same to the oakland fans are going crazy. and as i mentioned earlier one of the most improbable teams. they have clinched the playoff spot. they will get a little bit of time off. and i think that it will be packed again tonight. they seem to be winning night after night after ni
. over the texas rangers at the coliseum. oakland is guaranteed that wild card spot. this is their first trip to the playoffs since 20 06. if they sweep the season against the rangers the could also get the american west league title. >> we have to come out tomorrow. not going to get ahead of ourselves but we are going to savor the moment. (cheers & applause) >> they are getting crazy. the giants tried to take out the dodgers last night. it got off to a right start with buster posy hitting a deep left. the bottom of the night, tied-to-2. that is when the dodgers with an rbi single. at 3-2 = y -. final score. and the kansas city royals with cabrera he is currently in line to be the first crown winner. the tigers beat 6-3. reaching the playoffs in back-to- back since 1935. coming up on the kron 4 morning news we have headlines. and a live look at the toll plaza. pretty light. and clear. once again it is going to be hot. please pardon the delay >> four men were on board to were in lifejackets they made to shortest time that it was the other two that went missing the coast guard has suspend
, if they beat the rangers again today they win the american league west and number three, there is now a report that a five-year extension the a's staying in oakland is about to be a done deal. a's doing what they do best, winning again last night against the rangers. again, showdown today, 12:30 for the al west title. a report today the a's and county coliseum authority negotiating five year lease extension. major league baseball offering to negotiate the deal. a's manager partner wolf saying he's absolutely interested in the extension. he has made no secret he would like to take the team to san jose the city officially declared san francisco, giants' territory major league baseball looking at the issue for three years. wolf said if they don't make a decision soon, take it off the table, either hit it or quit it, i don't want to sit around waiting for the commission to make up its mind. the a's face a fine if it leaves the coliseum early and there is no place to go. no stadium in san jose that can handle a mlb team. it would take years to build. mayor quan is hoping to build a stadium in oakla
. >> he struck him out! >> reporter: the as clinched their play-off spot with a 4-3 win over the rangers. this was their fourth straight win in six of seven. the champagne was flowing in the clubhouse. >> whoo! >> reporter: the as have also kept their division title hopes alive in the american league west cutting the rangers' lead to just one game. the as have been seen as underdogs all year with some very young players and a lot of rookies. this year was supposed to be a year about rebuilding the team but the as are surprising everybody by coming up with all of these wins and then clinching their spot with the play-offs. last night rookie pitcher jarrod parker held the rangers to three runs. cocoa chris-a go ahead double that gave the team a lead the rangers couldn't catch. >> the teams before were probably built different than these game. this were 18 rookies. i never been part of that. >> how do you get them refocused for the next game? >> the way we do every day. they will be back out here again tomorrow. it's early, 10:30. night game tomorrow. they will be out ready to play. >> repo
on the rangers with a chance to draw even with them in the a.l. west. scoreless in the third. josh hamilton puts one in the gap. that gets to the wall. rbi double. rangers on the board, first 1-0. still 1-0 in the fifth. derrick norris, the a's lines one to right feel. tieing run scores from third there. nelson cruz has trouble with it. the go-ahead run comes around from second. a's never gave back the lead. they good on to win, 3-1. a's and rangers tied atop the a.l. west. they will decide this thing tonight in the final game of the season. 161 games and it comes down to tonight. a's one of the great stories in baseball. they were 13 games behind the rangers. on june 30th. in the national league, the cardinals and dodgers playing for the final wild card spot. dodgers facing a must whiff behind game against the giants. dodgers down a run in the second. adrian gonzalez went deep the other way. is he going to get that? yes. nice catch at the wall. nady comes up perfectly, taking away an extra-base hit there. that was difference. the dodgers lose 4-3. with that, dodgers eliminated from the playoff
of 30,000 fans johnny jones hit a home run. they tied the rangers for first place in the american league west. they are sharing the division lead with the rangers and finally even the series. let's turn to our sole reporter jacki. >> good morning marc this was not supposed to happen this way. most people predicted the oakland a's will lose almost a hundred games this season. if they have one of the lowest payrolls and though whole baseball league. there were 13 games behind the raiders and then they started to turn it around. that play for the american league west championship today if this is game 1. they are at a flat footed tie with the. last night they did it again and they won their fifth game in a row. they are 93 and 681 of the best records in baseball. it was unbelievable. they expect huge crowds and if they win today they win the american league west. they're already in the playoffs and this story continues that if they win today that will get a few days off and they will be guaranteed at least one home game. the last thing you want to do was go on this wild card game is to win
are in soul position of second place of the wildcard and three games behind the rangers are the tite -- rangers for the title. tomorrow's game starts at 3:00 p.m. kron 4 news. >>> coming up, an update on the police search for a woman who tried to get her 10-year-old daughter to help her steal. we will have details. >> the a's, a big, big deal as they try to make the playoffs, we will have highlights and the giants finishing out the season, 49ers in new york, raiders getting ready for denver, all those stories straight ahead in this broadcast. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. ret
, if they sweep this season ending series with the rangers they will capture the american league west title. our sports director gary radnich will have more coming up in sports. >>> there is breaking news tonight, the body of one of two fishermen who went missing yesterday morning was discovered tonight by his family who were searching. no word on which fisherman was found near pigeon point south of half moon bay. this is video of the boat. it capsized by a large wave on sunday after leaving the marina. the boat washed ashore and got stuck on these rocks. four men were on board, two were wearing life jackets, they swam to shore, the other two went missing. the coast guard suspended their such but family continued to search and they found the body about 6:30 p.m. tonight. >>> tonight the albany middle school school teacher accused of molesting a student is dead, it appears james izumizaki took his life. kron 4's jr spent the afternoon at albany middle school. >> reporter: a very emotional day at albany middle school right here. james izumizaki was not only a math teacher but a coach and someone i
in santa teresa. 91 degrees in oakland. the a's will be back at it taking on the rangers as we head through tonight. if you are headed to the game, you don't need your jacket. as we head through friday and saturday, the big changes arrive. area of low pressure moves in carrying cool air and moisture. north bay showers on sunday. we're back to the usual fog and drizzle come monday. major changes ahead. work out that wardrobe. back to you. >>> always important. mother nature is having some personality traits -- you know, issues. >>> racing yachts are back on the water. >> the america's cup is back in the bay with another round of races. the last races were in august. conditions have changed since then. bob redell spoke with the crew and how they will adapt for the weather. >> reporter: practice for the world series starts at 4:00 this afternoon. you have 11 international teams out there on the bay competing with their ac-45 catamarans. we have tim geoffrey with the america's cup. compare the conditions. >> august was windy. august was spectacular. we're expecting a little less wind this time,
? >> yeah!! whoo! >> reporter: and the last time the oakland as played our texas rangers was here at home on july 18th. i had the privilege and the honor of throwing out the first pitch and ever since then, this team is 46-22. >> whoo! > >> reporter: today's game is the second sold-out game of the entire season. now, tell me, what is your name? >> my name is rob. >> reporter: have you been to many games thi season in. >> 30. oakland has a rich tradition of baseball. today, they are going to show the texas rangers how the west was won. >> yeah! >> let's go, baby! whoo! >> reporter: this game is for bragging rights. whoever wins today will be number one in fact american league west. now, what is your name is you are milton, right? >> i'm milton. what's up. >> reporter: what's so special about this game in your opinion? >> we have the whole city coming out everybody from around the bay area showing support for the best underdog in baseball right now. >> yeah! >> the city's uniting about a good cause and we're all having fun and enjoying ourselves. >> reporter: thank you, guys. thank you
championship with a victory over the texas rangers. billy bean was there, and he was there with the team he built. alan wang is live in oakland. what a great story. >> fans were celebrating all over the east bay. here at jack london square, the party is long over. but the real celebration took place at the coliseum. that's where fans and players were going bonkers after the come from behind victory that clinched the division championship. over the past three months, these fans chewed their nails and watched the climb from 13 games back, and then sweep the battle hardened texas rangers. >> it is fantastic. this is great. season ticket holders. >> this season definitely qualifies for movie making. >> i think this is awesome. i have been a season ticket holder for 20 years. have i been waiting for the a's to get back to the championship and we will do it this year. >> i need to pick my kids up from school. but i will stick around. they can wait. >> sir, child protective services called. they would like to speak to you. i spoke to another fan who said he started the day at 11:00 a.m. he says th
with a victory over the texas rangers. billy bean was there, and he was there with the team built. alan wanis le in oland what great sto. fans were celebring all over the et bay. here at jack london square, the party is long over. but the real celebration took place at the coliseum. that's where fans and players were going bonkers after the come from behind victory that clinched the division championship. over the past three months, these fans chewedheir nails and watched the clb from 13 games back, and then sweep the battle hardened texas rangers. >> it is fantastic. this is great. season ticket holders. >> this season definitely qualifies for movie making. >> i think this iswesome. i have bn a seasonicke holder for 20 years. have ieen waiting for the a's to get back to the championship and we will do it this year. >> i need to pick my kids up from school. but i willtick around. they can wait. >> sir, child protective services called. they would like to speak to you. i spoke to another fan who said he started the day at 11:00 a.m. he says the place was packed, and when it looked like the a's wo
's turn to sports now. oakland as were 13 games behind the rangers. last night, they found themselves after 161 games of this season tied at top of the standings. setting up a finale in oakland, tied at five in the fourth, two on, two out. get it done. looks like a routine fly ball. josh hamilton not getting it done. two runs come home to score on the error. they are now trailing, 7-5. ninth inning, the final out of the game and the celebration is on. the comeback is complete. as win, 12-5, take the division title. an incredible story. they join the 2006 twins and 1951 giants whose lone day on top was the final day of the division. rangers spent 178 days in first place. forget the debate, the front page of the san francisco chronicle is all about the as, how the west is won. it took the 162nd and final game to decide two more games. yankees could clinch the a.l. east. second inning, yankees down a run. granderson puts the yankees on top with a towering three-run shot. 3-1, thank you dice kay. one of two home runs. he finishes the season with 43, one shy of cabrera's. two-run shot into
that could. the oakland a's sweep the texas rangers to win the al west championship. it is being called a magical season. and for the throngs of a's fans the magic has just begun. the highlights coming up here. first developing news out of san jose. a man shot by san mateo sheriff's deputies forcing cal tran to shut down some trains during the investigation. happened at 5:30 near autumn and jullian streets. officers received calls about someone lying on the tracks. that person was uncooperative. there was a foot chase and at some point shots were fired. the victim is expected to is survive. trains are back in service at this point. we will have a live report at 11:00. >>> a woman hiking in menlo park fell over 40 feet down a ravine. the fire department used an aerial ladder truck that drops ropes and pulleys down into a ravine and pulls up the safety basket. governor romney's proposal that he has been promoting for 18 months calls for a $5 trillion tax cut flip' not lookior $5rillion tax cut. i said i won't p in place a tax cut that adds to the deficit. >> the other big story tonight th
calls forts to drop the ranger just told me the park will remain closed through tomorrow. >> and to get relief from the heat crowds are flocking to the beach. check out baker beach. there are people there bravely getting into the water. it's quite cold. and there is a san francisco man arrested for kidnapping a 9-year-old girl is now facing new charges. >> this 25-year-old accused in a second incident this one in daily city. and according to prosecutors he hid in a bathroom and took inappropriate photos of 9-year-old girls by reaching underneath the stall. is he in jail for groping another 9-year-old and carrying her off campus. investigators say she reported the crime. >> gloria allred is joining the sexual misconduct case against a alleged teacher james hooker who left his wife and kids to move in way former student. hooker facing felony sex assault charges filed by another former student. >> now, oakland police are investigating another fatal shooting that just happened. >> shots rang out this afternoon on the 1500 block of 57th avenue. and this is the fifth murder in oakland in less
. if they can win they will be division champs and you can bet, a's are taking on the rangers for a very meaningful final game of the season. that was the strike out that sealed the deal last night. the a's beat the rangers and that put them in a tie for first place in the al west. they have not even had a share of first place up until now and of course the team is red hot while the rangers are struggling and last night gerard belmont also known jonny gomes was asked about the critical game. >> i am not going to lie to you, we have rallied around each other and we have checked another one off the list and that's a big celebration after a win last night. >> fans at box offices will be buying tickets and if they win today they go straight to the division series this weekend if they lose they will play a do or die game against the baltimore orioles or the yankees. you can expect the coliseum will be packed for the season finale and again first pitch 12:45, ktvu channel ktvu channel 2 morning news. alex savage. >>> if you have some photos you would like us to see, send them. we might just p
against the rangers winning yet again, hottest team in the majors, absolutely on fire, if they can beat the rangers today they win the al west. in the chronicle today, the a's and oakland alameda authority negotiating five year extension with mlb offering to negotiate the deal. wolf quoted as saying he's absolutely interested in the extension. he has made no secret he would prefer to have the team move to san jose, a lot of problems with that. san jose is officially giants' territory. mlb has been looking that the issue for three years, hasn't come up with anything wolf says if they don't come up with something soon, forget about it. a's face a 50 million dollar payment to the coliseum if the team does leave early for san jose. there is no place to play in san jose on top of all that. if they approve the stadium in san jose today it would be years until it could be built. where are the a's gonna play? according to the article today looks like they are going to be staying in oakland for at least the next five years. the ceo of clorox based in oakland says to wolf if you don't want to kee
to be out at the dock of stadium as the a's take on the rangers for game two you look for this weather. 79 degrees at the 7:05 p.m. start time. winds will come from the northwest of about 6 mi. per hour. the seven day around the bay forecast a cooling trend beginning tomorrow and cooler temperatures off quite a bit as we head towards friday. saturday and sunday looked at as westbound highway 4 is slow out of antioch. traffic speeds pick up approaching pittsburgh and over the well pass we are delayed once again. it is pretty sluggish but no incidents to report just your usual drive coming out of antioch this morning. the north bay is starting to slow things down northbound excuse me southbound 11 just approaching 37. speeds their slower than usual about 32 minutes right now out of nevada into the city. take a look at conditions along the peninsula wraping up on some good news here a lot of green on the runway ♪ [ male announcer ] the first look...is only the beginning. ♪ ♪ introducing a stunning work of technology. ♪ introducing the entirely new lexus es. and the first ever es hybri
's and rangers bob melvin hopes another rookie pitcher polls them through. one inning allowed two home runs makes it 5 nothing texas, the a's belted two home runs than josh rhetoric makes it patrick was 9-7 oakland, the rally fell short, the a's lose 9-7. four games behind the rangers in the division: maintains a two game lead in the wild-card standings. barry zito goes for his 14th win as a giant, the new kids helped him get at hunter pence with his 14th home run and marcos could grow gone, giants went 7-4 and the annual ritual the rookies are forced to dress up you could not see their faces. buster posey was subjected to the hazing not long ago. >>> i had a short skirt that's another said >>> former met keith hernandez had his famous moustache for 25 years but shaved it today to rise $10,000 for alzheimer's. the regular officials are back in the crowd in baltimore acted like they were the rolling stones maybe fans will get satisfaction. >>> down goes frazier. the hit by canal ellerbee he walked off. the number one play, he brought it back >>> that was travis snyder brought mike baxter >>> alzhe
. for those of you heading to the a's came later tonight against the rangers first pitch after 705 temperatures will be sitting in the low 80s and as we head into the rest of the evening we to introduce wins coming in from the south at 7 mi. an hour. take a look at your extended forecast a very warm conditions on tap tomorrow. 93 degrees expected in livermore 87 over in fremont and as we going to have to new highs by 3:00 p.m. we climbed into almost triple digits for livermore and fairfield 87 expected in vallejo. wednesday we start to turn the corner known '90s whatsoever we will continue with that cooled down temperatures below average transitioning into the weekend. robin >> will your ride into san francisco still slow by way of the bay bridge no relief for you get as you get into the city. we have a couple of trouble spots earlier accident near the toll plaza on the san francisco side not to four from the fremont street exit. your backed up on to the 880 into the bays on 280 westbound it will be as logo 80 west along the shore getting into open lots of extra time getting into s
in the playoffs. they have defeated the texas rangers 4-3 and the celebration just began about one minute ago as they got the save. this is the most improbable scene when the season began. most prognosticators said that the oakland a's would finish last in their division. they are a collection of misfits to some extent and a collection of players that are very, very young. but tonight they know that they are going to the playoffs and the champagne celebration is about to begin. incredible, incredible scene here in the oakland coliseum. we're going to go inside the locker room and bring the celebrations to you. guys? ommission from it's catalog: women. >>> the home furnishing giant, ikea is apologizing for a very obvious omission from their catalog, women. images of women were digitally removed from catalogs distributed in saudi arabia. a scene of the family in the bathroom shows the mother disappearing on one page. and the idea was to show the difference to the muslim community, but ikea now says they regret moving those images. >>> and the japanese clothing company is heading overseas to bri
, they are going back to the playoffs after beating the rangers last night 4-3. [ cheers ] >> belfour struck out all three batters. the team then started to celebrate. so at the very least, they live offed one of two wild card spots. the teams celebrated and reddick gave melvin the classic pie in the face. the celebration moved into the clubhouse. champagne and beer were flowing. as outfielder coco crisp, played a big role and scored the winning run. >> you wouldn't think that all of these rookies would be doing something like this. but they have better mentalities and have the useful spark. >> the magic may not be over. they have two games left against the rangers tonight and tomorrow afternoon. if they win both, they will be western division champions, but if not, they still get that wild card spot. >>> good afternoon to you. another warm-to-hot day across the region. we got sunshine outside the doors. temperatures in the 70s and 80s. and giving you a live look there. a little bit of haze. we have the offshore breeze. it doesn't look like the cooldown will get here in time to offset today's he
rangers and they have one game to go. the division title is up for grabs in the last game of the regular season. nbc bay area's christie smith is live at the coliseum where a sellout crowd is gathering for the first pitch. >> reporter: you are hearing a lot of "let's go oakland." we are 90 minutes from game town. everyone hoping for the sweep. people were lined up at the gate at 8:00 trying to get in. tickets for today's game are gone. they are available for other games. this morning, fans feeling great about the a's team heading into the final game with the rangers. the a's needed a win to grab that first playoff berth since 2006. they did that monday. it will hold more value because of the addition of the second wild card. this excitement has the coliseum absolutely jam packed. after last night's win, 10,000 tickets sold immediately for today's game. the first fan in line that i spoke with couldn't score one, but he's not giving up. >> not for today's game, but the division. that's what we're here for this morning. i'll be here in spirit. >> reporter: what will you do? >> get tickets o
... >> the a's preceded the texas rangers and they clinched one of two american league wildcard spots. they now have playoff shirts and hats and now a pie in the face. as you can see the celebration continued into the clubhouse and the champagne and beer was flowing and there has was also some dancing going on. if they win tomorrow, they still get that wildcard spot. i didn't expect to be door here so we are really excited. >> tdoes it feel like you thought it would? >> well, way better but this is what you work your whole life for. >> now, you can send your photos to us at www.ktvu.com and you can share them on twitter, it is always fun to with the pie in the face? >> you have to do the pie in the face, you have to sneak up on them, they have to be in the middle of something else... >> well, they do it all the time and they like it too. >> it is kind of funny. congratulations to the oakland a's. you know, most of us have to go to work and have to get to the bay bridge but if you are driving any time soon, it is just a little bit of a crowd and if you can get going soon you might avoid the busi
at the coast for one more evening. tonight big game against the rangers. warm inland, still in the 80s even past sunset after 7:00. changes though tomorrow. big changes. low pressure moves to the north closer toward us giving us the onshore flow. all we have to do is changing the wind direction and we're going to get cooler. that happens tomorrow. then low pressure is going to park over top of us this upcoming weekend. we'll be back down to the 60s for highs near the bay for everywhere near the bay. 70s inland and there's the chance of a few rain showers next week. for tomorrow, downtown san francisco, from 94 all the way down to 67. inland locations only in the 80s. redwood city down to 78. napa 79. santa rosa 20 degrees cooler down to 80 degrees. we are going to cool down even more. this upcoming weekend highs inland in the upper 70s near the bay, upper 60s and there's a chance of a few rain showers next monday. and that's your cbs 5 forecast. >>> well, in our next half hour, the bay area city with a strict new ban on smoking. and what you'll have to do in order to smoke on a sidewalk. >>
title. coco crisp got the big hit in fifth against the rangers and that helped his team beat texas 4-3. oakland clinches a playoff spot for the first time in three years. if the a's sweep the rangers, they could win the crown in the american league west. in the national league, they are popping the champagne out in d.c. darren rough's triple off the wall in the second drove in two runs. that's all the phillies needed to beat the nationals. but because the braves lost, washington won the national league east for their first division title since moving from montreal in 2005. >>> and no bubbly in l.a., but a lot of relief. in the bottom of the ninth, the go-ahead run keeping the dodgers' playoff hopes alive. they're still in the hunt with st. louis for the second national league wild card spot. >>> when we come back, aiming high. the one-legged soccer kick making the rounds on the internet. we'll meet the inspiring young man behind the amazing goal. we'll meet the inspiring young man behind the amazing goal. ♪ use freedom and get cash back. ♪ack. ♪ five percent on hotels and airli
is everywhere and guys are yelling at the top of their lungs. after their 4-3 win against the texas rangers, you're absolutely right. they're going back to the postseason for the first time since 2006. how do you celebrate? how about putting a pie in your manager's face? >> i can't even explain it right now. we got a lot of guys here in these uniforms. these guys that grew up here, jonny gomes, pretty amazing. one thing. i've won the world series in arizona and other playoffs. it is nothing like this. >> i don't think anybody outside of this team thought we would be where we are today. and we just, the critics came a long way down the road. to do it with the team we've had is a great feeling. unbelievable. >> the celebration is great but one thing is sure for the green and gold. they don't want to celebrate too much. with this victory they're now only a game behind the first place texas rangers. and they still have two regular season games remaining which means the a's could win the a.l. west outright and forget about that whole wild card talk. we'll see how this whole thing develops. there are
to the playoffs zero yet! >> it was sole hot and quiet with a home run was hit we are ready for the rangers. >> the suite was amazing yes i think they can make it to the playoffs is up to them than to have to rely on anyone else they have in their hand they can do it. >> the last time the a's made it to the playoffs was in 2006 in oakland reggie colmar kron 4 news. >> for the giants beat san diego 7-5. now on to football the oakland raiders were roughed up losing to the denver broncos 37-6 the game was close in the first half. the broncos unpaid many came out the second half but up 27 straight points. the san francisco forty-niners meanwhile shut out the new york jets 34-0 is the final score. the jets were not able to do anything on either side of the ball all day long. the san francisco 49ers are 3-1 in the season and are still trailing. we will take a break at 4: 53 we will have more of a look outside. not much fog to speak of. q >> ann hathaway deter fairytale wedding. >> justin beeper gives new meaning to the san the show must go on the pop star got sick to in the kickoff concert of is
, the oakland as shock the texas rangers and major league baseball as well as they won the american league west. quite a year for the as. they came from down four runs to beat the rangers 12-5 in that division deciding game. the as swept texas and clinch. home field advantage in the first round of the play -- clinched home field advantage in the first round of the play- offs. >> too many times people want to point to intangibles and not recognize that there are some good baseball players there. no such thing being lucky for 162 games. >> as opened the play-offs saturday in detroit. they will play two there and three here. >>> sad no, sir. as relief pitcher brad neshek. his wife had a baby a few days ago. now asking for prayers after their first baby died in florida a few days after he was born. >>> 2,000 people are expected today for the installation of a new roman catholic archbishop in san francisco. but the ceremony is expected to draw protestors outside st. mary's cathedral. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is there to explain. >> reporter: supporters -- rather, demonstrators are in the exactly
about the rangers in first place since april 9th? >> whoa! >> oakland. >> and oakland. holy cow. >> the only day of the season the a's were in first place was yesterday. and they won the division. >>> okay. coming up -- >> the mitt romney of baseball. >> david axelrod will be here. also senior adviser to the romney campaign, ed gillespie. also nbc news political director chuck todd and "time" magazine's joe klein. >>> up next, jim vandehei with politico's take on last night's debate. first, bill karins with a take on the forecast. bill. >> good morning to everyone. kind of a messy scene out there in numerous spots. let's start in the mid-atlantic. it's another warm, humid morning, very much like summer. and there's a lot of showers that are now popping up. all the areas of green almost right over the top of washington, d.c., to baltimore up through central pennsylvania. bring the umbrella today, maybe give yourself a little extra time. the fog's not quite as bad today as it was yesterday in this region. but showers and storms in this very warm, humid air mass during the afternoo
the coliseum tonight a's welcoming rangers, -- >> during -- [ unintelligible ] >>> 7:05 first pitch, about 70°, drop to 60 by the end of the game. let's talk about what is going on as far as clouds, do you see any? no not as we look from vollmer peak towards san francisco to sutro tower to the coast, absolutely nothing. live doppler 7 hd about the clouds, you don't have to worry about mist, drizzle, no rain, we can use it. these are latest conditions i just updated them, still 48 half moon bay, 50 santa rosa everybody else in the mid 50s to mid 60s until you get to fremont, still the warm spot at 73°, 60 monterey everybody else around the bay and inland mid to upper 50s under a clear sky, today will be the hottest day this week, clear tonight, mild to warm, mid 50s to mid 60s tomorrow morning many cooling will spread throughout all of our neighborhoods through the week. today concord 97°, san jose 94, san francisco 86, again san francisco 86 today, oakland 87, santa rosa and fremont 96 and 91. still hot in the low to mid 90s inland east bay valleys, orange for a reason to get your attentio
the a's take on the rangers. of course the team hopes to get one step closer to winning a division title. the game starts at 7:00 and we are told tickets are still available. reporting live in oakland, i'm jodi hernandez, nbc bay area news. >> okay. thank you, jodi. not since 2003 have both bay area major league teams been in the playoffs. the giants kick off their postseason run at home on saturday. who they will go up against is still in play. >>> new details on a story we brought you at 5:00. is it dirty politics? serious accusations are circulating in san jose. all of this after a 95-year-old woman is attacked in her own home. nbc bay area's stephanie chuang joins us with the latest. stephan stephanie. >> reporter: picking a lock, breaking down a back door, the home invasion reported monday morning is part of a growing trend in san jose. burglaries are up in two parts of willow glen and 45% up citywide. >> we're down 340 officers and we're down gang enforcement teams, burglaries are up 150% in areas of evergreen. >> reporter: james gonzalez says the last straw came in june when the c
's, a good dozen games out of first place in midsummer. they hunted down the texas rangers. i'm telling ya, what a day it was here at the ballpark! the oakland coliseum, alive and well for a critical wednesday night. >> i'm very nervous. >> i am so excited! >> i'm going crazy! >> yeah! >> reporter: a wild and wacky crowd painted the ballpark with green and gold. >> baby! >> you know what, this is just icing on the cake. >> reporter: and they will keep the lead all the way through the last out. just like that, the oakland a's are your 2012 al west division champs. >> i feel great. been here since opening day in 1967, i guess, been to '72, '73, '74. >> great. amazing. >> i want to cry! i want to cry! unbelievable! awesome! >> you know what? go a's! >> woo! >> it's incredible! incredible! >> reporter: the incredible team indeed. a's fans still celebrating here outside the coliseum. not many people across the country knew about the a's. america sure knows them now, as your oakland a's are the al west champs in 2012. live outside the coliseum, mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. >> just as recent
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